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    France’s Emmanuel Macron Meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin Amid Tensions Between Countries
    May29

    France’s Emmanuel Macron Meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin Amid Tensions Between Countries

    Relations have been beset by mistrust between the two countries, with Paris and Moscow backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war and at odds over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    NYT: Russian Oligarch Once Close To Manafort Wants Immunity To Testify
    May29

    NYT: Russian Oligarch Once Close To Manafort Wants Immunity To Testify

    A Russian oligarch who once employed former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has asked for full immunity in order to testify before Congress about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, the New York Times reported Saturday. Congressional officials told the Times that the committees leading investigations were unwilling to meet...

    Macron Meets Russia’s Putin Near Paris, Promising Tough Talks
    May29

    Macron Meets Russia’s Putin Near Paris, Promising Tough Talks

    VERSAILLES, France—French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia’s Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a...

    Macron Opens A ‘Demanding’ Dialogue With Putin In France
    May29

    Macron Opens A ‘Demanding’ Dialogue With Putin In France

    The newly elected French president is hosting his Russian counterpart at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. On the docket for the leaders: Ukraine, Syria and mending their countries’ tattered ties.(Image credit: Francois Mori/AFP/Getty Images) …read more Source:...

    Russia Seeks Suspended Sentence For Ukrainian Library Director
    May29

    Russia Seeks Suspended Sentence For Ukrainian Library Director

    Russian prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison sentence for the former head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Literature Library, who is accused of extremism and embezzlement in a case that has been denounced by rights activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West
    May29

    Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

    VERSAILLES, France (AP) — On a visit likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what the newly elected French leader said would be “demanding” talks on Syria, the Ukrainian crisis and other …...

    Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West
    May29

    Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

    VERSAILLES, France (AP) — On a visit likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what the newly-elected French leader said would be "demanding" talks on Syria, the Ukrainian crisis and other thorny issues...

    Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West
    May29

    Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

    The visit is a chance for the two leaders to better understand their views on a range of disputed issues, including the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and Russia’s ties with the European Union. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Putin Meets Macron, Trying To Mend Strained Ties With The West
    May29

    Putin Meets Macron, Trying To Mend Strained Ties With The West

    VERSAILLES, France (AP) — On a trip likely to shape Russia-France ties for years to come, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in France on Monday for talks with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron — the candidate he did not back in presidential vote. The trip offers the Russian leader a chance to turn the page and try to establish...

    Ukraine Security Service Searches Yandex Offices In ‘Treason’ Probe
    May29

    Ukraine Security Service Searches Yandex Offices In ‘Treason’ Probe

    Ukraine’s security service is searching the Kyiv and Odesa offices of Russian Internet giant Yandex as part of a treason investigation, according to a spokeswoman for the security service, the SBU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...